State Laws and Legislation

Pennsylvania Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? No
Gender identity-based discrimination is not explicitly addressed under Pennsylvania law.

While Pennsylvania state law does not explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender identity an executive order is in place that protects state employees from discrimination based on gender identity and expression.

Sexual orientation protected? No
Pennsylvania law does not explicitly address discrimination based on sexual orientation in private employment.

While Pennsylvania state law does not explicitly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation an executive order is in place that protects state employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation. Pa. Exec. Ord. 2003-10.

Updated: Tue, February 27, 2007 - 12:00:00